Lindblom Math and Science Academy

Northside College Prep High School was named the top school in Illinois and the #36 college in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2014. (Credit: Facebook)

CPS Officials Defend Diversity Of Selective-Enrollment High Schools

Aldermen grilled Chicago Public Schools officials on Tuesday about declining minority enrollment at some of the most renowned selective-enrollment schools in the city.


Savon Smith (left) with his mother and brother. (Family photo)

Lindblom Academy Closed Wednesday After Student Dies From Meningitis

A 16-year-old Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School student died Monday from a non contagious form of bacterial meningitis, according to a release from Chicago Public Schools.


CPS Classroom

Many Parents Think 7 ½-Hour School Day Too Long

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is turning his campaign for a longer school day up a notch, while some parents and teachers argue that A 7 ½-hour day is just too long.

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